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  • NCI Building Systems Inc., which recently merged with Ply Gem Building Products, will officially operate as Cornerstone Building Brands and trade under the ticker symbol “CNR” on the New York Stock Exchange effective May 24. The new name represents the company’s unified commitment to business transformation that will drive future growth and effectively serve customers and... more »
  • Strybuc Industries, a wholesaler/manufacturer of window and door replacement hardware, and Functional Fenestration Inc. reached an agreement for Strybuc to acquire the AmesburyTruth division of FFI’s window and door hardware wholesale/manufacturing business. Strybuc and FFI are cooperating for a smooth transition of inventory and customer service for the AmesburyTruth product line... more »
  • Machine manufacturer Erdman Automation Corp., Princeton, Minnesota, broke ground for a new 45,950-square-foot facility. The new facility is in addition to Erdman’s already more than 114,000-square-feet of manufacturing space. The new facility, which will be located next to Erdman Automation’s second production site in Princeton, will be dedicated to manufacturing Erdman’s high... more »
  •   Crystal Window & Door Systems earned top honors for its exhibit at the recent BuildingsNY Show, an annual major building design, construction, and property management industry trade show. BuildingsNY Show organizer, Reed Exhibitions, and the show’s major sponsors, the Associated Builders & Owners of Greater New York and New York Association of Realty Managers, awarded... more »
  •   Forel North America appointed Marco Schiavon as CEO. As CEO, Schiavon will oversee the operations at the St. Paul, Minnesota, and Toronto, Ontario, locations. Schiavon has been employed at Forel for more than 30 years and has gained extensive experience in the glass industry while holding various positions of responsibility. He has experience within the North American market,... more »
  • Pella Corp. is welcoming two local high school students—Caleb Blom and Easton Stelter—into an apprenticeship program as engineering assistants, reported local news station KNIA-KRLS. Pella High School's apprenticeship program allows students to be hired by local businesses and industry and take specialized courses through Des Moines Area Community College to earn as they learn, with... more »
  •   The Roto Group reports concrete steps in the implementation of the new structure announced at the end of 2018. According to CEO Dr. Eckhard Keill, the wholly family-owned construction supplier is setting the course for continued growth. The resulting separation into a non-operative holding company and three independent divisions will be complete by May 1. As announced, the Group has... more »
  • Sierra Pacific Windows named Fargo Glass and Paint Co., Fargo, North Dakota, as a distributor-of-record. Under the terms of the agreement, Fargo Glass & Paint will represent Sierra Pacific’s full line of residential and light commercial products and services using its distribution paths to market; giving dealers, builders, remodelers, architects and homeowners throughout the Dakotas and... more »
  • US LBM Holdings LLC, a distributor of specialty building materials in the U.S., acquired BM Windows of Las Vegas, which provides distribution, sales and installation services for windows and doors to customers in Las Vegas and Reno, Nevada. US LBM purchased BM Windows from owners Jim and Rich Urello, who will remain with the company as president and vice president, respectively. BM Windows will... more »
  • ProVia received the 2019 Energy Star Partner of the Year: Sustained Excellence Award for continued leadership and superior contributions to Energy Star, according to the company. “Energy Star has been a driving force, inspiring ProVia to diligently work on bringing energy-efficient products to market,” says Brian Miller, ProVia president and CEO . “As a result, our products save... more »